The Da Nang Air Base VC/NVA POW Camp, near the base's maingate, is backlit by flares during the 1966 Buddhist uprising.
netural until near the end when General Ky led ARVN troops into the city of Da Nang and broke the rebellion.
ARVN AF bombed pockets of resistence near the Air Base, but were very careful not to strike the base.
dn-pow-camp-01-westering-near-maingate-1967.jpg Da Nang Air Base VC/NVA POW Camp, 1967.
ARVN guard tower and bunker - Closeups above/below.
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dn-pow-camp-06-poss.jpg POW quarters and facilities are viewable through the perimeter fence.
ARVN guard tower visible within the compound above/below.
dn-pow-camp-08-poss.jpg / dn-pow-camp-09-poss.jpg ARVN QC guard in tower. Tower was manned when they felt like it ... or not.
dn-pow-camp-10-poss.jpg / dn-pow-camp-11-poss.jpg Da Nang landmark water tower visible in the background.